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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Book Proposals & Query Letters by Coleen O'Shea, Marilyn Allen

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More Food for Thought

Before you write your platform marketing section, think again about possible contacts. We suggested earlier in the chapter that you keep a pen and paper by your bed for a week and write down any organizations, associations, and the like that might prove helpful in terms of selling or promoting your book (and you). Now it is time once again to put pen to paper and think about anyone or any place that can help sell your book:
• Do you have a famous connection or know someone who has a famous connection? If so, ask if you can use his name to help promote your book.
• Do you know anyone who has connectionswith key opinion leaders or organizations? For example, maybe a colleague at work knows the president of the Culinary Institute ...

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